Bio - Judge Darren J. Murphy

Superior Court No. 7
Elected term as Judge began on January 1, 2023

  • Previously served as Magistrate for the Hamilton Superior and Circuit Courts from 2017-2022
  • Serves as the Hamilton County Veteran’s Court Judge
  • Graduated from Indiana University with high distinction with a double major in political science and criminal justice
  • Graduate of Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis, (Now known as IU McKinney School of Law)
  • Member- Judicial Committee on Protective Orders
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Hamilton County (1997-2000)
  • Criminal Defense attorney in Hamilton County (2000-2005)
  • Practiced civil law focusing on representing municipal entities (2005-2017)
  • Hamilton County Bar member
  • Served in U.S. Army- 3/75 Ranger Regiment
  • Purple Heart recipient
  • American Legion Life Member